85 years of Barša rugby
The FC Barcelona rugby team has celebrated its 85th anniversary with a festival, which included a game against USAP Perpignan.
During the festival to celebrate the 85th anniversary of FC Barcelona rugby team, club president
Joan Laporta stated that the festival showed “the great respect the club holds for its
The Blaugrana president and other club officials were present during the commemoration, which
included a much anticipated game against USAP Perpignan.
Despite losing 17-31, coach Arturo Trenzano expressed his satisfaction: “We wanted it
to be a festival, and it has been. We’ve been working hard for eight weeks, and this match
has been the reward for all of us”. The team are at present second in the ‘Divisiˇ
d’Honor’ B, and they are looking to be promoted back to the first division.
A celebration for everybody
During half time, commemorative awards were given out to people
involved in Barša rugby past and present, including members of the Catalan Rugby Federation and
veteran players. The festival was also attended by junior players from the Federation, and a game
was held between FC Barcelona and BUC’s junior sides. Official photos were also taken of all